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    Home Remedies To Reduce Bloating

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    Siddhi Ajgaonkar
    Siddhi Ajgaonkar is a cricket and movie buff. She also is an avid reader who loves to write.

    Abdominal bloating is when the belly feels tight and whole. It commonly occurs somewhere in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract due to an accumulation of gas. Bloating causes the abdomen to appear larger than usual, and maybe tender or painful. Retention of fluid within the body can also cause bloating.

    The bloating can be avoided by using certain kitchen essentials, let’s take a look at certain products that can help combat bloating.

    Go For A Walk

    Physical activity will make the bowels work more frequently which can help release excess gas and stool. Getting the intestines to move is particularly important when a person is feeling constipated. A stroll around the block can provide quick relief from the gas pressure.

    Yoga
    Some yoga poses will align the abdominal muscles in a way that encourages the release of excess gas from the GI tract. That may lower bloating. Squats can help people quickly soothe gas buildup. 

    Asafoetida (Hing)

    Hing is the natural digestive. A pinch of hing in warm water can help bowel moment and help release gas and stool. Pinch of hing in everyday food can also do wonders and help people with constipation as well.

    Warm Water

    If you don’t like the taste of hing in your water, try drinking just plain water. Having a glass of warm water after waking up before brushing your teeth can help release gases and can do wonders for constipation, combating the bloating problem.

    Cut Down On Salt

    An excess of sodium allows the body to keep the water back. This can cause the abdomen and other parts of the body, such as the hands and feet, to feel swollen and bloated.

    Eat Fibre Rich Food

    Eating food rich in fibre can help reduce bloating. Food that contains fibre include- banana, whole grains, pasta, broccoli and barley. Consumption of these food items in the daily diet can do wonders.

    Avoid Carbonated Drinks (Soft Drinks)

    Carbonated drinks include soda which can cause bloating. Replacing carbonated drinks with fruit juices can help combat bloating.

    These are certain home remedies you can use to combat bloating.

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